Roles of HSE Manager by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anuar Suun


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Roles of HSE Manager by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anuar Suun

  1. 1. How to be Accountable forYour Safety & Health atWork. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anuar Bin Suun UITM, Shah Alam
  2. 2.  Question: How to be? Question: Are you a manager now? or going to be? Question: What is manager?
  3. 3. What is accountable? Responsible, answerable &liable. Liable to be required to give account. or In charge
  4. 4. Manager is? (If you are manager) Any executive who has overall responsibility for managing both the revenue & cost element of a company’s income statement. Also responsible for leading or coordinating the strategic planning functions of the company.
  5. 5. General Principles (Health & Safety)Main responsibilities and duties:- To ensure the health & safety at mark of their employees & that of any other person who may be affected by their activities. To have a written policy & safety.
  6. 6. Objective Describe the lines of responsibility and authority for the office’s safety management function consistent with OSH manual / document.
  7. 7. Organizational Function The head or top most manager will look or manage the following aspect / function:  Administration  Public Affairs  Legal  Authorization  Technical Advisory  Strategic Planning
  8. 8. Function: Safety & Health The might be responsible for the following (specific ) tasks.  Health & Safety  Fire Protection  Radiation protection  Emergency Preparedness  Industrial Safety
  9. 9. Office of Safety & Health To serve to the CEO or senior manager responsible for the safety & health of the worker, the public & the environment. Accomplishes this mission by providing leadership and strategic vision pertaining to coordinating & integrating compliant safety & health program.
  10. 10. It also places duties on employees to:-1. Take reasonable care of their own health & safety.2. To cooperate with their employer ( to comply legal duties).3. Not to interfere or misuse anything provided in the interest of health, safety or welfare.
  11. 11. Organizational Function &Responsibilities For Safety & Health To assign primary functions as described in various element of applicable public laws, federal regulation & DOSH directives ( policies, manual, notices, guidance & standard).
  12. 12. Integrated Safety Management ApproachA. Provide GuidanceB. Define scope of work:-  Translate mission into work  Set Expectation  Prioritize Tasks  Allocate Resource
  13. 13. Continued…C. Analyze Hazards:-  Identify & analyze hazards  Categorized hazardsD. Develop / Implement Control:-  Identify standard & requirements  Identify controls to prevent hazards  Establish safety control  Implement control
  14. 14. Continued…E. Perform Work  Confirm readiness  Perform work safelyF. Feedback / Improvement  Collect feedback inform  Identify improvement opportunities  Make change to improvement  Oversight & enforcement
  15. 15. WORK SAFELY(Healthy)
  16. 16. Specific Guidance for Managers.. (example) Specific area of health & safety (it’s necessary for a manager to have a basic working knowledge – duties & requirement). Depending on work circumstance & area concerned:-  Risk assessment  Accident& incident reporting  Use of work environment  Manual handling
  17. 17. The Role & Responsible of the Manager Who at work Have access for their workplace Perform work activities
  18. 18. The Duties / Responsible Establishing a proactive system to manage health & safety. Implementing the department’s health & safety procedures @ guidelines. Ensuring safe work practices & procedures, established & maintain. Providing information , training, supervision to employees.
  19. 19. Continued… Ensuring that accidents & incidents are recorded, notified & investigated to allow corrective action. Ensuring health & safety is considered prior to the purchase of any new piece of equipment, tools & chemicals. Implement procedures to manage visitors & contractors activities within the plant / scho Ensuring consultative forums for health & safety are established.
  20. 20. Case Example…Overall purpose of the role:- To oversee health and safety issue associated with the ……………… by providing independent, authorized advice, support & asset to the organization on the function of health & safety.
  21. 21. What Should Be The Education / Qualification? Diploma in OHS Full, detailed understanding on the law Trained in accident investigation Trained in auditing techniques Basic IT skills Membership of a recognized body EXPERIENCES SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & STRENGTH
  22. 22. Skills , Knowledge & Strength1. Good communication skills2. Able to develop working relationship  Employees  Contractors  External Stakeholders3. Organize, with the ability to prioritize work loads & tasks4. Proactive & pragmatic in applying experience to operational issues5. Keep up to-date through continual professional develop
  23. 23. People Quote…. A bad manager confuses activity with performance. The productivity of work not the responsibility of the workers but of the manager. Peter F. Drucker A leader knows what’s best to do: a manager knows merely how best to do it. Ken Adelman
  24. 24. Continued… An employee’s motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager Bob Nelson
  25. 25. Conclusion… Manager (example) must implement an integrated safety management system that is designed to protect the safety of the workers & the public/stake holder. (Don’t forget prevention too)
  26. 26. Manager – …” I’m not the manager because I’malways right but I’m always right becauseI’m manager”A good manager is a man who isn’tworried about his own career but ratherthe carriers of those who work for him H.S.M Burns